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Page 405 - Who, doomed to go in company with Pain And Fear and Bloodshed (miserable train!), Turns his necessity to glorious gain; In face of these doth exercise a power Which is our human nature's highest dower; Controls them and subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence and their good receives...
Page 124 - So may the outward shows be least themselves : The world is still deceived with ornament. In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, But, being seasoned with a gracious voice, Obscures the show of evil?
Page 410 - MY days among the Dead are past ; Around me I behold, Where'er these casual eyes are cast, The mighty minds of old: My never-failing friends are they, With whom I converse day by day. With them I take delight in weal And seek relief in woe; And while I understand and feel How much to them I owe, My cheeks have often been bedew'd With tears of thoughtful gratitude.
Page 119 - Bassanio, The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. An evil soul, producing holy witness, Is like a villain with a smiling cheek ; A goodly apple rotten at the heart : O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath ! Shy.
Page 541 - The man may not marry any of his wife's kindred nearer in blood than he may of his own, nor the woman of her husband's kindred nearer in blood than of her own.
Page 405 - That every man in arms should wish to be? It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought: Whose high endeavours are an inward light That makes the path before him always bright...
Page 102 - the thoughts of men are " widened with the process of the suns," but that there are recurring cycles of improvement and decay.
Page 405 - Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? It is the generous spirit who when brought Among the tasks of real life hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his...
Page 405 - Whose powers shed round him in the common strife, Or mild concerns of ordinary life, A constant influence, a peculiar grace...
Page 540 - IV. Marriage ought not to be within the degrees of consanguinity or affinity forbidden in the Word: Nor can such incestuous marriages ever be made lawful by any law of man, or consent of parties, so as those persons may live together as man and wife.

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